Space to Create! Upcoming programme

Join us every Saturday for sessions to draw, make and build together. Activities are artist-led and inspired by our exhibitions.

FREE. Suitable for all aged 4 and over. Under 16’s must be accompanied at all times by an adult.

Drop-in times: 11am to 1pm

Saturday 3 June

Work together to create a tapestry! Using Ayo Akingbade’s exploration of factories and heritage, explore the idea of coming together to create one large tapestry to hang on our Active Space wall. How will working together as a community influence this work? Come along and get creative using recycled fabrics and materials!

Saturday 10 June

Deborah Goatley-Birch explores identity and sense of belonging through her collaged textiles. Have a go making, discussing and developing ideas around Billie Zangewa’s exhibition A Quiet Fire.

Saturday 17 June

Looking into the notions of industrialisation, place making and archives explore Ayo Akingbade’s exhibition Show Me The World Mister through this interactive workshop! Develop a story using your creative writing skills to create your own story based on your life! Draw, illustrate, write or collage!

Saturday 24 June

Have a go at participating in Sonia E Barrett’s virtual experience using iPads. Investigate the museum like halls of Barrett’s work! Got more time? Explore all of the activities in Guildhall Square, our foyer, or see the amazing exhibition created and curated by JHG Collective in our Mezzanine Gallery!

For more information, or any accessibility questions, please contact [email protected].

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